The efficacy of selamectin in the treatment of naturally acquired infestations of sarcoptes scabiei on dogs.

@article{Shanks2000TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of selamectin in the treatment of naturally acquired infestations of sarcoptes scabiei on dogs.},
  author={David J Shanks and Tom L. McTier and Stephen Behan and Graziano Pengo and Claudio Genchi and Dwight Douglas Bowman and M S Holbert and David H. G. Smith and Ann D Jernigan and Tim G. Rowan},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2000},
  volume={91 3-4},
  pages={269-81}
}
Selamectin, a novel avermectin, was evaluated for its effect on naturally occurring infestations of Sarcoptes scabiei in 42 dogs. In two controlled and masked laboratory studies conducted in the USA and Italy, infested dogs received treatment with either selamectin (6mgkg(-1); range: 6-12mgkg(-1)) or the vehicle only (negative control). Treatments were… CONTINUE READING